Worker’s Compensation is required for most employers in most states. It covers more than 140 million U.S. workers, over 94% of employees. The total cost to employers of workers’ compensation insurance is more than $95 billion annually. But the individual cost for workers’ compensation insurance for each employer is dependent on various variables.
Posts Tagged: Employment
The U.S. women’s national soccer team (USWNT) has been making worldwide headlines but not just for their historic FIFA Women’s World Cup win. Earlier this year, all 28 players filed a class-action lawsuit, claiming that they had been subject to gender pay discrimination. Although it remains to be seen what will come of the… Read more »
Great companies are made because of great leaders. But many of us often forget about the staffers who are the heart of an organization; the ones who ensure that employees are compensated, paid on time, and that those employees are the right ones to be working for your business. Human resources professionals that have… Read more »
The idea of companies allowing their teams to work remotely is an issue that has come under the microscope in recent years. As employees look to gain personal freedom while companies seek to cut costs, the prospect of working remotely is beneficial for both parties. According to Up Work, nearly two-thirds of U.S. companies today… Read more »
Business owners know that like fashion trends, their staff members can easily come and go. Quick turnovers happen for a variety of reasons – perhaps both the employer and employee made unrealistic promises, the job expectations weren’t made clear, or a more extreme cause; the new hire found the organization to be a toxic environment…. Read more »
As of March, the Social Security Administration (SSA) revived efforts to issue Employer Correction Request Notices to business owners. It’s a practice that the SSA had abandoned in 2012 but now that the letters have resurfaced in many employers’ mailboxes, this may raise concerns for companies across the nation.
You’re a good business owner – or at least you think you are. Your current staffers arrive to work on time, you pay them regularly, and perhaps you even have a state-of-the-art ping-pong table in the breakroom for your team to enjoy. But employees don’t care nearly as much about the ping-pong table, the… Read more »
Last blog, we shared some of the reasons why many employers are struggling to fill positions at their companies, as well as ways to avoid coming up short when it comes to qualified job candidates. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall employment rate is expected to increase by 11.5… Read more »